Vacancy: Seeking Vietnamese speaking visa officer for the Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand

The Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok has become a regional hub for immigration cases from South-east Asia, and processes visa applications from Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Philippines, Indonesia, East-Timor, Malaysia and Brunei. Due to this expansion, the Embassy is seeking a qualified and highly motivated team member for their visa section.

Job description:
• Register visa applications electronically
• Handle enquiries regarding visas and residence permits
• Verify supporting documents
• Print visas
• Interview applicants and references
• Communicate with involved Immigration parties
• Filing and archiving of visa applications
• Contribute and assist according to instructions
• Other tasks as needed

The following qualifications are required:
• Fluency (written and oral) in Vietnamese and English
• Graduate degree, or commercial diploma, or equivalent required
• Two years of relevant work experience in an administrative environment
• Good knowledge of computer applications

The following qualifications will be an advantage:
• Good knowledge of legal framework and social and cultural situation in Vietnam
• Previous experience in related field (immigration) is an advantage

Personal skills:
• Being service-minded and flexible with an eye for detail
• Ability to work efficiently both independently and as a team player in a fast-paced international environment
• Having solid communication and interpersonal skills, and
• Ability to demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity, integrity and a professional approach to work.

Terms and Conditions:
• Position: Visa Officer
• Type of employment: Full-time position
• Eligible for Thai citizens and non-Thai citizens
• Local employment contract with the Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok
• Salary in accordance with education/experience and skills
• Monthly Salary Range 40000 THB to 50000 THB (USD 1,300 – 1,600)
• Working hours: Monday to Friday 08.30-16.30
• 25 days annual holiday
• Commencement date: As soon as possible

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should send a motivation letter with salary expectation as an email and a CV in an attached pdf file to [email protected]. Please mark the application “Vietnamese Visa officer application - your name”.

Application Deadline: 29th September 2019

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a test and interview, and must bring your certificates and two reference letters.

The Norwegian mission attaches great importance to equal opportunities for all and therefore welcomes applications from all qualified persons regardless of race, sex, religion, age or disability. For enquiries regarding the position, please e-mail the embassy at [email protected]